Widow of Bronx motorcycle passenger thrown 200 feet to his death in crash left with videos, memories and a beautiful daughter
Young mother Carla Rodriguez, mourning her husband’s death in a horrific motorcycle wreck, fought back tears as she spoke of lost dreams and their beautiful 1-year-old girl.
“She doesn’t know, she’s innocent,” the 20-year-old widow told the Daily News Thursday as little Camila toddled around their Bronx home. “She can’t even imagine it. But I think she is missing him, because they were always together.”
Dad and husband Eric Mejia isn’t ever coming home. The 23-year-old, a passenger on a motorcycle driven by his younger brother, was thrown 200 feet through the air to his death last Sunday. Cops said the sibling blew through a red light on the Grand Concourse and slammed into the side of a white Acura, leaving Rodriguez and her child to face a dramatically different future.
“We were thinking of going to live in Orlando, to buy a house there,” said Rodriguez, who met her